A farmer on a vegetable farm at Pearcedale in Melbourne’s south-east is lucky to be alive after being run over by a tractor at the weekend.
WorkSafe Victoria is helping to get injured workers back to safe work earlier through a new toolkit for employers.
Time is running out for entrants to be considered for an award at this year’s prestigious annual WorkSafe Awards dinner, to be held at Crown on 19 October.
A 17-year-old worker has died after suffering serious head injuries while working on a dairy farm near Yalca in the state’s north this morning.
WorkSafe is investigating the death of a 62-year-old man after a tree fell on him at a farm at Mingay, south of Skipton, in western Victoria today.
WorkSafe Victoria took its new public awareness campaign to eastern Victoria today to highlight the benefits of getting injured Victorians back to work sooner.
WorkSafe has issued two improvement notices to a timber and building materials company following the death of a truck driver at a Campbellfield worksite yesterday.
The deaths of two men in work-related circumstances and a few “near misses” have prompted WorkSafe to renew calls of the importance of workplace safety.
A WorkSafe breakfast briefing for small businesses will be held in Echuca next Thursday, 28 July to provide employers with information on what to expect ahead of an intensive campaign targeting workplace safety.
Tait Timber and Hardware Pty Ltd has pleaded guilty to failing to provide and maintain a safe workplace after a worker was hurt when a forklift was being used inappropriately.